Young children are meant to be egocentric. They are meant to have magical thinking. They are meant to have only their own perspective. They are meant to be selfish and myopic. These are not problems. This is how development works. The developmental task is to be oriented to self. It is first self, then others. Integrative functioning is on the way. Don’t discipline normalcy. If you discipline normalcy, you will slow the child’s maturity. Like prying open the rosebud before it is ready.

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